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Saturday, 17 October 2009

More References About Geology of “World's Biggest Impact Crater” (??) Region

More References About Geology of “World's Biggest Impact Crater” (??) Region

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Sat Oct 17 15:50:03 EDT 2009

In addition to papers list at: and
there many more references about the geology of the Bombay High region of the western Indian continental shelf where the so-called “World's Biggest Impact Crater” / "Shiva impact crater" lies tobe found.

They include:

Biswas S K 1982 Rift basins in the western margin of India and their hydrocarbon prospects; American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin. vol. 66, no. 10, pp. 1497-1513.

Biswas S K 1987 Regional tectonic framework, structure and evolution of the western margin basins of India.Tectonophysics, vol. 135, issue 4, pp. 307-327

Biswas, S. K., M. K. Rangaraju, J. Thomas, and S. K. Bhattacharya, 1994, Cambay- Hazad(!) Petroleum System in the South Cambay Basin, India: Chapter 37: Part VI. Case Studies--Eastern Hemisphere. In L. B. Magoon and W. G. Dow, eds., pp. 615-624. Memoir 60,
American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Duncan, R.A., 1990, The volcanic record of the Reunion Hotspot, Proceedings of the ODP, Sciences Results. vol 115, pp. 3–9.

The above publications shows paleogeographic reconstructions.

Sharma, K. K., 2007, "Cretaceous-Tertiary Tectono-Magmatism in the NW Indian shield: A fragmenting continent."

Todal, A., and O. Edholm, 1998, ontinental margin off Western India and Deccan Large Igneous Province. Marine Geophysical Researches. vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 273-291

There are a huge number of references listed at the above URL.

The unbroken URL to:

Chatterjee, S., N. Guven, A. Yoshinobu, and P. Donofrio, 2006, Shiva Structure: a possible KT boundary impact crater on the western shelf of India.Special Publications, Museum Texas Tech University. no. 50. is:

The link to it can be found on Dr. 's publications page at:


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